The Last Days of the sun… by Neil Ellman


The Last Days of the sun

The face of the sun erupts
bleeding arcs of disbelief
at first
the arrogance of a god
presuming immortality
and then
the final painful hours
spitting fire and blood
more like a man than deity
it knows its time in time
has come.


Neil Ellman lives and writes in New Jersey. He has published numerous poems in print and online journals throughout the world. They may be viewed in such publications as Anastomoo, Bolts of Silk, Counterexample Poetics, ditch, Berg Gasse 19, Clutching at Straws, Deep Tissue Magazine, Eunoia Review, Indigo Rising, A Handful of Stone, Otoliths and The Montucky Review, among others.

Copyright © 2012 by Neil Ellman


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